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a high-powered rifle at his girlfriend and took off. >> the shooting forced lockdowns at schools. this happened in bethesda just after 7:00 this morning. the suspect's name is joshua prince. police say he tried to shoot his ex-girlfriend. she filed a protective order against prince just last week. tracee wilkins had more earlier today. >> reporter: montgomery county police are searching for an armed gunman and using everything from police cars to helicopters to armed vehicles. they are receiving assistance from state police. a woman who lives at the avalon apartments in bethesda tells news 4 around 7:20 this morning a woman ran door to door screaming for help saying someone was trying to shoot her. soon after police surrounded the avalon apartments. there were reports of at least
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one shot fired. montgomery county police say they know who their suspect is. their search to get him into custody led to closing of streets. they closed nearby exits to 270 and locked down walter johnson high school. people in live at the avalon were told to stay in their apartments and those who are out of their apartments were not let back in. >> they are not letting me go back in. i just want to go to work. >> tracee wilkins, news 4. >> joshua prince has been found. price, rather, found and arrested in pennsylvania. we have more on this breaking news story on a live report on news 4 at 5:00. it is back to normal at the discovery channel. employees returned to work for the first time since the hostage
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standoff. james lee walked into the lobby and took three people hostage. police eventually shot and killed lee. all the hostages are okay. a new nbc "wall street journal" poll out today takes a look at the mood of many americans and an anti-incumbent wave seems to be growing across the country. >> reporter: the msnbc "wall street journal" poll paints a picture of a negative electorate. >> what it tells us more than anything else is there isn't confidence about where things stand. >> people think the country is headed in the wrong direction. >> bad for the drarts.
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>> reporter: the president continues to lose approval ratings. 56% now disapprove of how he is handling the economy. that despite a recent focus on economic recovery. the president in milwaukee monday presenting a new plan for infrastructure spending. >> that's the choice we face this fall. do we want to go back or do we want to go forward. >> reporter: a major economic policy speech in cleveland tomorrow. >> i think the american people are not concerned about the president's poll numbers. i think the american people are concerned whether or not they have a job, how they are going to pay their bills. >> reporter: the poll numbers are a concern for some democrats. adults are evenly split on which party they would like to see in power, among likely voters, republicans hold a nine-point lead. some say republicans could pick up 40 seats and control of the congress.
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today white house smoexman robert gibbs says he remains confident the democrats will maintain control. concerns about europe's economy drove stocks down. the dow fell 106 points to 10,341, the nasdaq off 24 points and the s&p 500 down 13 points. thousands of students in northern virginia are wrapping up their first day of school. they are among the last batch cough students to return to classes. prince william, stafford, loudoun and arlington. fairfax schools face big challenges because of budget constraints. megan mcgrath has more. >> reporter: it is the day some dread and others can't wait to arrive. the first day of school. fairfax county students were up bright and early this morning. at madison high school the usual
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hugs and reunions, lots of excitement and first-day jitters. >> mix of excited and nervous. there is a whole slew of freshmen, wonderful shiny faces. i think it is going to be a fun year. i'm going to try going to new clubs. >> it has been a long summer. i'm excited to be back in school. it is my senior year so we'll see how it works out. >> reporter: this year promises to be challenging in fairfax county, enrollment is up and the budget is down $34 million. school superintendent dr. jack dale says most of this year's cuts happened outside the classroom but the school system is still feeling the impact of previous reductions. >> we will see more kids in the classroom which means less individualized help from the teachers. that begins to have an impact on
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their performance. we won't know at times is the impact we've had on kids' learning until a year after we made those cuts. so far, at least last year, we have not seen a diminishment of that. you never know when that tipping point will occur. we have to be careful. >> reporter: new fees for student athletes and kids in advanced placement classes kick in. students have to pay a $100 activity fee per sport and a $75 fee for taking ap and ib tests. there are 175,000 students in the fairfax county school system. that makes it the biggest system in the state of virginia and one of the biggest in the country. from fairfax, megan mcgrath, news 4. >> loudoun and prince william counties are two of the fastest growing school districts in northern virginia. if the morning commute got
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rough, you are not alone. the day after labor day marks terrible traffic tuesday. students going back to class, a long holiday makes for a difficult drive. 1.5 million drivers will be on the road. the longest delay could be an eight-mile stretch. travel experts say pack your patience and take public transportation if you can. let's find out if this tuesday was that terrible for traffic. let's check in with ashley linder. >> well, unfortunately, not unfortunately, actually, i have great news. it is not terrible traffic tuesday. it is typical as far as tuesday is concerned. let's jump on the roadways. this is a typical pace. the inner loop delays begin there. you are clear through tysons. outer loop looks lovely right
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there. but not for long. as you see the outer loop is jammed beyond river road continuing in towards tysons. if you are planning a trip on 95 you would be shocked that things are wide open. no major problems leaving springfield through woodbridge. the only slowdown on 95 is at the hov merge which is typical of the early 4:00 hour on a typical tuesday. we dodged the bullet for now. we have several hours of rush hour to go. we'll see how it turns out. >> thanks, ashley. >> the sun and heat went back to work this weekend. >> but we could be in for a cooldown for the next few days. >> this is the time of season we start to see the ups and downs. up today. in the mid 90s, by the end of the wake down into the mid 70s. it is a beautiful day, plenty of
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sunshine. 93 degrees. dew point only 54. the humidity only 27 a. comfortable 93 degrees. around the rest of the region, 93 in frederick, 97 in culpeper, sterling 90 and baltimore 91. one thing you notice back to the west, more in the way of clouds towards ohio. that is a frontal boundary that will make its way into the area overnight. your good night forecast, 82 at 9:00, 77 at 11:00. 5 a.m. 70 and by 7:00 a.m. you might see a slight chance of a shower with the temperature around 71. you may need the umbrella, but you can take the small umbrella because it will only be a shower. you won't need the big umbrella because we are not talking about any heavy downpours. tropical storm hermine is
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weakening, but heavy rains are hammering parts of texas. hermine made land fall in mexico last night. there are no reports of serious damage or injuries, but widespread power outages and landslides. hermine dumped between five inches to a foot of rain after crossing into texas. the storm is expected to weaken into a tropical depression later today. >> all right. let's cheer. if you go through georgetown you can make a left hand turn up wisconsin avenue. the new left turn signal operating one of the busiest intersections in washington. drivers east on "m" street can turn left on wisconsin avenue. transportation officials say the change was made at the request of residents and community leaders. they eliminated nine parking spaces on the south side of "m" street, moved a loading zone,
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relocated a bus stop. whatever. it is working. people who live in loudoun county are about to weigh in over the religious holiday displays. the county's board of supervisor recommends banning religious symbols on the grounds of the county courthouse. a public hearing is held at the government center in leesburg. the board is expected to vote on this issue tomorrow. news 4 at 4:00 continues, a pastor plans to burn a copy of the koran on 9/11. the top u.s. commander in afghanistan warns this could put american troops in great danger. nasa plans to help the 33 men trapped underglound the chilean mind. will she or won't she? mikael salahi responds to whether she is doing a
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general david petraeus says a church's plan to burn the koran on 9/11 is going to put american lives in danger. he says the event will be used by extremists to inflame public opinion and incite violence. a florida pastor vows not to back down. terry jones says now is the time to stand up. the safety concerns are legitimate, but not strong enough to cancel this burning. jones has been denied the bonfire permit needed to set this koran on fire. this saturday marks the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. >> and opposition to a proposed mosque within view of ground zero is growing. people around the world are making their voices heard, in some cases through acts of violence against muslims. mike taibbi has the story. >> we are not going to allow
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that mosque. >> reporter: over the weekend another protest, this one joined by a local congressman including peter king. >> just because you have the right to build a mosque does not make it right to build a mosque at ground zero. >> reporter: it is two blocks from ground zero. the whole muslim religion is, in his words, a lie. >> i believe the 1,400 year history of islam is clear. it is a religion of hate, violence and death. >> reporter: hall of fame golfer carol mann wrote the u.s. is a christian country. let the muslims erect their worship centers in other countries that are not christian. go away. soon. from tennessee to california a half dozen mosques have been vandalized. a houston radio talk show host said this. >> i'll tell you this, if you do build a mosque i hope somebody blows it up. >> reporter: and florida
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preacher terry jones has his plan for the anniversary. >> we are going to have international burn a koran day. >> reporter: given the overheated rhetoric, some say it is no wonder when the new york cabbie answered yes to are you a muslim, the customer, a young film student stabbed him in the neck, almost killing them. >> that can happen. there are hateful people. >> reporter: this man says he and the other muslims see the anger and violence and aren't sure the plans for the new york islamic center should go forward. they say they are certain the extreme opposition to islam itself will weaken. >> we are americans and loyal to this nation. we believe that one day all of america will recognize that islam is a religion of peace. >> reporter: for now, there are those continuing protests, along with anger directed at muslims
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generally and their religion that test the limits of compromise. coming up -- remember that flight attendant who got all that attention from his dramatic exit from a jetblue flight. went before a judge but his case may never make it to trial. there is new evidence men are much more
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remember how crunchy things are getting out there. we didn't have the heat, but no moisture. >> it is dry. >> you talk about your garden. >> i spent all day watering azaleas. >> you will probably spend tomorrow doing the same. you are going to get somebody else to do it for you? that is good. we don't have any significant rain coming. we will continue to see very dry conditions. a slight chance of rain in the next 24 hours and the next best chance during the day on sunday. this is dangerfield island, the marina toward alexandria. looking good. a lot of people working today.
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the boats for the most part are in port. 93 the current temperature. heat index of 92. the humidity only 27%. very dry across the area. temperatures across the region, 93 in frederick. baltimore 91, annapolis 88. 83 in salisbury. a warm but dry day. that is going to continue. 71 degrees at 6:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m., maybe a chance of a shower for your flowers. 76 at that time. 85 by 2:00. not much in the way of rain. here is why. high pressure dominating the area. we continue to see the area of high pressure over us. the only chance of rain over the next 24 hours is this frontal boundary. that front moves through tomorrow. right around the 7:30 hour is when it is coming through,
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shower activity to the north and west. between 6:00 and 10:00, maybe a passing shower, but we clear out, get cooler on the backside. another area of high pressure moves in. that brings nicer weather thursday and friday. tropical storm hermine came on shore in mexico and southern texas. it is a tropical storm in and around san antonio. let's look at the doppler radar. the storm continuing at 55-mile-an-hour wind gusts around san antonio. tremendous amounts of rain, four to eight inches. tonight a nice night, 79 to 85. tomorrow morning looking okay, but you may need the umbrella tomorrow with a few passing showers, mainly before noon. don't worry. you can take the little purse umbrella. you don't need the big golf umbrella. sun and clouds, a bit breezy, 84
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to 89. thursday and friday, beautiful, plenty of sunshine. saturday looking good as well with a high temperature around 80. >> can't complain about that. >> you really can't. the weather has been spectacular. senior moments when we forget where we put our car keys and all that stuff. mayo clinic researchers have found men are 50 times for likely to have these senior moments or mild cognitive impairments than women. alzheimer's affects more women than men. this type of mental decline is common before the onset of alzheimer's. it was the first day back to school at cameron elementary in alexandria, virginia. the kids got backpacks filled with school supplies thanks to all of you who donated to the backpacks for kids campaign. this is the campaign's fifth
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year. nbc 4 and cbs teamed up to deliver backpacks to the youngsters at cameron who were thrilled to get them. >> all my backpacks are torn up. this will be awesome for my family. >> they are comfortable. there is a lot of supplies that i need. >> it is amazing how important it is for everybody to get off to a good start. >> last year the school's third, fourth and fifth graders received the highest sol test scores in the commonwealth of virginia. half of the students receive free lunch. 4,500 hundred students in d.c., maryland and virginia got backpacks this year. still to come -- he is charged with murdering one young woman and now joran van der sloot is opening up on natalee holloway's disappearance. nasa is stepping in to help look inside a more thano cope
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good afternoon. welcome back. i'm wendy rieger in for jim handly. >> i'm pat lawson muse. the manhunt for joshua prince has ended. he is in police custody in pennsylvania. he has been on the run since this morning when police say he fired a high-powered rifle at his girlfriend in the avalon apartments in bethesda. according to a new nbc "wall street journal" poll 53% of americans believe the country is headed in the wrong direction. 56% believe it is time to pick new leadership and president obama's numbers continue to slip. the last wave of students
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heading back to school today. classes in maryland and the district resumed last month. joran van der sloot is talking and he makes at least one huge admission. he gave an interview to dutch tv from his prison sell in peru where he is accused of killing a young woman earlier this year. >> he didn't talk a lot about that case but opened up somewhat about the natalee holloway disappearance. >> reporter: this is the first time in a very long time we hear directly from joran van der sloot. one thing he did do is address why he has told so many stories over the years, stories about what he claimed happened to natalee holloway, wildly differing tales. he says this, there were people paying me to make up stories and i was really good at making up stories. everybody keeps coming at you asking you questions. you don't know something and you start to think okay, well,
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expletive, if you want something, i will tell you whatever you want to hear. one thing he does admit to is extortion, for taking $25,000 from natalee holloway's family in return for what he claimed was the location of natalee holloway's remains in aruba. at one point i thought, okay, you keep insisting that you, you want to give me this money. i've already told a lot of different stories. i'll do it again. i know it is very wrong. very wrong what i did. he claims the reason he did that is natalee holloway's family's attorney came to him with an offer of money. finally he said, okay, i will do it. the family's attorney said no, it was the other way around. >> it's always been with joran, he is always a victim, he is always seeking attention. he's always misunderstood and someday he is absolutely going to tell the truth.
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i have heard those words so many times. he is a pathological liar. >> reporter: he talked about life behind bars. he is expected to be there awaiting trial in peru. he is trying to make the best of his situation. he reads religious and inspirational books that people have brought him and sent him and lots of encouraging letters sent to him from americans. back to you. van der sloot using the money from the holloways to fly to latin america. nasa is now lending a hand to help those trapped miners in chile. for more than a month 33 men have been trapped 2,300 beneath the surface. nasa scientists recommend the miners boost food intake and vitamin "d" supplement and exercise and keep up with a simulated day and night sleep
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schedule and how long rescue efforts could take. it could be two months before the men are back on the surface. so far they have not passed the estimates on to the miners. there should be no shortage of flu shots this year. a record 160 million doses will be available nationwide. this year's vaccine will include a strain of the h1n1 virus. >>. >> there is more to come on news 4 at 4:00. a hidden compound in products we use every day could drive up cholesterol in kids and teenagers. the latest from colorado. firefighters scrambling to contain a wildfire. it has already destroyed dozens of homes. feeling back pain?
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no oil has flowed into the gulf for weeks, but it's just the beginning of our work. i'm iris cross. bp has taken full responsibility for the clean up in the gulf and that includes keeping you informed. my job is to listen to the shrimpers and fishermen, hotel and restaurant workers and find ways to help. that means working with communities. we have 19 centers in 4 states. we've made over 120,000 claims payments, more than $375 million. we've committed $20 billion to an independent claims fund
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to cover lost income until people impacted can get back to work. we'll keep looking for oil, cleaning it up if we find it and restoring the gulf coast. i was born in new orleans. my family still lives here. bp is gonna be here until the oil is gone and the people and businesses are back to normal... until we make this right. good afternoon. well, things are starting to get a little terrible out there. terrible tuesday is starting to live up to its name. unclear why, but we have a lot of delays. connecticut avenue, the capital beltway at connecticut avenue, inner loop is down towards the bottom of your screen as we continue around the beltway, this is the pace beyond connecticut headed for 270 and past river road, everybody,
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inner and outer loop inching along, the american legion, both sides is jamming up. a tysons to college park delay in both directions this afternoon. back to you guys. firefighters in colorado are racing against time to save homes from a a wildfire burning out of control west of boulder. the four-mile canyon fire started yesterday. it destroyed 3,500 hundred acres and dozens of homes. 3,000 people have been evacuated. tankers carrying fire retardant materials are ready to take off. state and federal help is on the way. no injuries have been reported. they need some rain out there. >> they do. it is very dry here. it is extremely dry there. we talk about how dry it is, dew point in the 50s, that is comfortable, the dew point is three to ten degrees. that is extremely dry air. not good for those firefighters.
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they need to see some rain. a lot of the country needs to see some rain. we continue to be very dry across the east and that trend will continue. as we look toward the national cathedr cathedral, a beautiful day. 93 degrees currently. look at the dew point. 54. humidity here only 27% and winds out of the south at 12 miles an hour. current temperature 90 in sterling, 93 in frederick, down towards quantico, 89. plenty of sunshine all day long and over the last couple of days. we have a frontal boundary that will try to make its way through tonight. tomorrow on the warm side. as that front moves through maybe a passing shower and much cooler air coming in behind the frontal boundary. temperatures will be in the 70s thursday and friday. high clouds, nice evening,
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sunset 7:29. 79 to 85, 65 to 72 tomorrow morning. mostly cloudy with a few passing showers. mainly before noon those showers. afternoon plenty of sun and the temperatures rebound into the mid 80s. 84 to 89. it bill breezy. your four-day forecast, 78 on thursday, 78 on friday. friday looking great. a temperature around 80. we move into our best chance of rain sunday into monday as well. there it is. showers on sunday. 80s. 80s on monday. showers on sunday and drying out late monday into tuesday. >> if the weather could stay like this all year we would be really bored. >> my job would not be fun. i need some weather. something to talk about. hurricanes. snowstorms. >> of course. >> you were in the right place mr.
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we'll give you plenty to talk about in the next 12 months. it is easier to cook with, but there is a new study that suggests nonstick cook wear may be linked to high cholesterol in kids and teens. >> researchers in the west virginia school of medicine took blood samples of 12,000 children and teenagers and studied cholesterol level concentration of the chemicals found in the pots and pans. the kids with higher levels of chemicals had higher levels of bad cholesterol. more studies are needed to connect the chemicals to the cholesterol. dental sealants in kids may expose them to bpa. it breaks down after coming in contact with saliva. doctors don't know how much bpa is affecting children.
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many americans are using hospital ers to avoid long waits to see their own physicians. new research finds those visits to the hospital er are driving up medical costs as much as $4 billion a year. a study found overall 27% of all er visits could be treated elsewhere, but only 17% could be managed during the hours that other clinics are typically open. researchers say patients with minor fractures and strains could be treated outside of hospitals. job hunters beware. with so many people desperate for work new scams are cropping up. those who do their job search online are at risk. >> will she or won't she. the salahis are speaking out about mikael appearing in "playboy." sign up for our entertainment text alerts.
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to see how we can help your cash flow situation. week one of the nfl season is upon us. the redskins kick things off on the national stage against the cowboys. they are going to travel to play washington at fedex field. lindsay czniak got a unique opportunity to talk to owners of both teams. they have a unique relationship, don't they? >> they do. they are actually good friends. dan snyder and jerry jones are on opposite ends of the biggest rivalry of all of football. that is during the season. even though in five days their teams play each other in game one, when they got together, they did what they always seem to do when they share stime.
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that is have fun. cowboy stadium. dan snyder and jerry jones met to air a commercial for papa john's pizza. dan snyder has seemed guarded and media shy in the past. you could see jerry bring out a lighter side. i had a chance to talk to them. their relationship goes back to when dan snyder first bought the rinse in '99 and sought advice from jerry jones. >> i met jerry in the process and we hit it off and became friends. in the off-season we vacationed with families together and spent a lot of time. during the season we don't talk much other than before pregame. >> he is the worst owner in the nfl. before the game. >> i could talk to them for days, they are highly entertaining. i learned a small act of kindness that jerry jones did for dan snyder that everyone will be interested to find out
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about. that is coming up when i have my lunch at 5:45. >> they are close friends but do they relish the rivalry? >> they definitely relish the rivalry. they were joking about when they meet on the field this time sunday night they might just wave at each other, not shake hands. they are quiet. because the rivalry is so intense. in the off-season, they honestly go on vacation about three times a year together, their families do. they know each other very, very well. it was cool to see this side of them. >> thanks, lindsay. coming up -- he became a working man's hero overnight. the flight attendant who used an emergency chute because he was having a bad day answered to a judge. the proposal for motorists to pay more to drive as fast as they want. coming up on news 4 at 5:00, two more armed robberies rocked the university of maryland
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campus. it is down to the wire in a race for the district, but the candidates are not getting nasty, it is the voters. new debate over a popular diabetes drug. who is saying avandia should never have been licensed and needs to be pulled off th
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that jetblue flight aden dant whose dramatic exit stunt captured the heart of working americans all over was in court today. >> stephen slater used a few choice words before he pulled the string and escaped down the plane's emergency exit chute. today he appeared in court for a brief hearing on criminal mischief charges. attorneys on both sides say a
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plea deal is in the works. that deal could get him community service instead of jail time. jetblue suspended him after the incident. he has since then been fired. michaele salahi is denying reports that she is going to bare it all for "playboy." tmz said the 44-year-old was supposed to pose for the magazine. a spokesperson for the salahis said that is a rumor. she is auctioning the red and gold sari style she wore to president obama's state dinner. taking advantage of the unemployed. with so many people desperate for work, new scams are around. for those who do their job search online are at risk. >> what if you could pay a fee and drive as fast as you want to drive? one politician wants to make that legal.
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no oil has flowed into the gulf for weeks, but it's just the beginning of our work. i'm iris cross. bp has taken full responsibility for the clean up in the gulf and that includes keeping you informed. my job is to listen to the shrimpers and fishermen, hotel and restaurant workers and find ways to help. that means working with communities. we have 19 centers in 4 states. we've made over 120,000 claims payments, more than $375 million. we've committed $20 billion
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to an independent claims fund to cover lost income until people impacted can get back to work. we'll keep looking for oil, cleaning it up if we find it and restoring the gulf coast. i was born in new orleans. my family still lives here. bp is gonna be here until the oil is gone and the people and businesses are back to normal... until we make this right. but with advair, i'm breathing better. so now, i can join the fun and games with my grandchildren. great news! for people with copd, including chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both, advair helps significantly improve lung function. while nothing can reverse copd, advair is different from most other copd medications because it contains both an anti-inflammatory and a long-acting bronchodilator, working together to help you breathe better. advair won't replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms and should not be used more than twice a day. people with copd taking advair
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may have a higher chance of pneumonia. advair may increase your risk of osteoporosis and some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking advair. i had fun today, grandpa. you and me both. if copd is still making it hard to breathe, ask your doctor if including advair will help improve your lung function for better breathing. get your first full prescription free and save on refills.
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a candidate for nevada governor wants you to speed along the states highways as fast as you like if you pay for the privilege. eugene desimon came up with a system to let people buy a pass for 25 bucks. that pass gives drivers the privilege of speeding up to 95 miles an hour for a 24 hour period. nevada's highway patrol says it is a bad idea. it would increase traffic injuries and deaths. there is a lot of desperation in the job market these days. many people out of work and some of them are becoming victims of fraud. >> especially true for the growing number of people doing their job search online. the warning signs of a scam. >> reporter: the national unemployment rate in the u.s. is
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9.6%. it is no surprise people are on the hunt for jobs. many turn to the internet. looking for a job online means you can search from the convenience of your own home, post a resume within seconds. using the internet to find a job can have downfalls, too. leaving many vulnerable to an internet scam. bob sullivan covers internet scams for msnbc.com and offers tips to avoid becoming another statistic. never pay upfront for the privilege of working. >> if somebody asks you for money before they paid you, that is a huge red flag. >> and a communication from a perspective employer is a bad sign. if possible when searching avoid giving personal information like social security numbers. >> that one e-mail you get that sounds promising, you want to believe it. now is the time you have to
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check your optimism at the door and be very skeptical. >> reporter: if you are looking for a job online, just as in the real world if it looks too good to be true, it probably is. and coming up on "nightly news" with brian williams a. new nbc wall street poll on the economy, politics and more. >> that is news 4 at 4:00. news 4 at 5:00 starts right now. this maryland man took aim at his ex-girlfriend with a high-powered rifle days after she fired a restraining order. he took off before police caught up with him hours later in pennsylvania. i'm wendy rieger. >> i'm pat lawson muse. jim handly is off tonight.
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the suspect is in custody but it wasn't without drama. two montgomery county schools went on lockdown and caused gridlock during the morning rush. pat collins is live with details about the suspect's arrest. pat? >> reporter: joshua prince, the suspect in that domestic shooting incident is now in custody. they say a short time ago he surrendered to authorities in pennsylvania. what began as a violent morning now ends peacefully tonight. police in a high state of alert at the avalon apartments in bethesda. a 911 call for help, shots fired in this parking garage. >> i thought this was a safe neighborhood. i'm surprised. >> the victim, a young woman. the suspect, her ex-boyfriend. they had just broken up. last week she went to court

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